4 days in San Jose, Monterey & San Luis Obispo Itinerary

4 days in San Jose, Monterey & San Luis Obispo Itinerary

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San Jose
— Few hours
Drive
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Monterey
— 1 night
Drive
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San Luis Obispo
— 2 nights
Fly

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San Jose

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Jose online sightseeing planner.

Phoenix to San Jose is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to San Jose, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in October, expect San Jose to be slightly colder, temps between 77°F and 54°F. You will leave for Monterey on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nightlife

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery by the Sea Carmel, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then explore and take pictures at 17-Mile Drive.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip planner.

You can drive from San Jose to Monterey in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from San Jose, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
17-Mile Drive ©
Must see
17-Mile Drive
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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at San Luis Obispo County Farmers' Market Association, then glide peacefully along the water with Avila Beach Paddlesports, then experience rural life at Avila Valley Barn, and finally look for gifts at Alapay Cellars.

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You can drive from Monterey to San Luis Obispo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in October: highs in San Luis Obispo hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 54°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Fiona Bleu Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Fiona Bleu Gallery
4.8
Alapay Cellars ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Alapay Cellars
4.9
Avila Beach Paddlesports ©
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Avila Beach Paddlesports
4.8

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